Monday, 15 December 2014

Merry Christmas & Happy New Year!

Well what another busy year it's been! We've been lucky enough to work on some amazing projects and meet some lovely new clients.
 Our showroom has evolved to reflect the new next125 and 'C' Collection ranges which we are now offering and have been well received and we're excited to work on more of these ranges in the new year.
Over the festive period we will be closed from 12pm on Tuesday 23rd December and will re-open on Monday 5th January.
We'd like to take this opportunity to wish all our Customers past and present a very Merry Christmas and a Happy and Healthy New Year!

Monday, 3 November 2014

Window Treatment Ideas For Your Home

 As you know here at Planet we love nothing more than designing fabulous furniture to suit your home! Once we have finished our part, we're often asked to recommend a place which can help with the interior furnishings and this is where our friends at Gilroy Interiors come in.

We're probably asked the most about paint and window treatments, windows are often the focus of a room and with so many furnishing options available its hard to know where to start. Gilroy Interiors have a beautiful showroom based in the market square in Hitchin and will help and guide you through the number of choices available. They have been kind enough to share with us below some inspirational photo's based on different window types.

This pretty roman blind draws your eye and is perfect in this country style kitchen.

The pretty fabrics are also continued on the table and seat cushions, bringing the whole scheme together.

 Folding sliding doors are still so popular and can be dressed in a variety of ways such as with a beautiful single curtain on a hidden track..

or these overlapping fabric panels are a striking alternative.

  The pretty sheer patterned roller blind is perfect for these french doors and still allows light through giving a soft effect.

And finally we thought we would include our own shutters here in the showroom which were also from Gilroy Interiors and we're very happy with them! Shutters are a really popular option and can work in both a traditional and contemporary setting with their smart and clean look.

Well we hope this gives you a few ideas for finishing off your scheme. If you do require any further information then please get in touch with Gilroy Interiors and they'll be more than happy to help.

Monday, 13 October 2014

Beautiful Modern New Build with High Gloss Kitchen

We have an exciting new build to show you today, with many beautiful features including a white high gloss kitchen by Planet. The brief for the build was to create a modern family home which was achieved by using plenty of contemporary finishes such as glass and stone. The large windows and feature skylight flood the house with light which also adds to the spacious modern feel.

The imposing front facade of the house.

The large entrance hall has a dramatic glass ceiling above which brings light into the space.  

The stunning skylight and glass floor in the landing floods light into the entrance hall below.

The large kitchen space is zoned into different areas by use of furniture and feature lighting creating a wonderful place to gather and entertain and take in the wonderful views of the garden.

The kitchen itself features white high gloss Parapan doors with walnut accents complimented by a beautiful Corian work surface. It has a combination of base units, lift-up wall units and a full height storage wall maximising the amount of space available. It also has a large sit at breakfast bar and state of the art stainless steel appliances from Miele.

The breakfast bar showcases the capabilities of Corian beautifully with its curved design.

The area has a great chill out sofa space..

and a large dining area for entertaining.

The stunning view of the house from the garden.

What do you think of the style of this house? Do you like the contemporary look and feel or would you prefer something more traditional? We'd love to hear what you think.

Here at Planet Furniture we provide a range of furniture styles so we're sure to have something to suit you, call us today for a free no obligation design quotation.

Monday, 6 October 2014

New C Collection Now Available

Today we'd like to share with you more exciting changes taking place here at Planet! In conjunction with the same German manufacturer, we're now offering a new competitive range called The C Collection.

The collection offers more choice here at Planet and although an alternative to our luxury hand-built and high-end Next125 ranges, neither design, style or durability are compromised as you will see in the photo's below. It offers great versatility due to it's vast range of door styles, colours and cabinet sizes which are all made to order. The collection is available in 28 beautiful colours from muted to vibrant so whatever your taste there's sure to be one to suit you.

Look out for our new displays in the showroom nextdoor which will be on their way very soon! These will include country and contemporary style kitchens, storage, bedroom and home office furniture, once again demonstrating the versatility of this beautiful product.     

We hope you like the new C Collection, we'd love to hear your thoughts. If you require any further information then please don't hesitate to get in touch.

Monday, 29 September 2014

Macmillan Coffee Morning

We would like to say a big thank you to all those who came to our Macmillan Coffee Morning last week. We managed to raise over £250 so we are really thrilled and we had a lot of fun (and cake!) in the process!

As you can see there were plenty of delicious treats to choose from and we'd like to thank our bakers who contributed!

The cakes are ready for their close up before they're gone!

Tea anyone?!

A couple of our Designers hanging around the cakes!

Going fast!

Just a little bit more cake then..

Our lovely Leanne and Russell outside the showroom, ready for their cake run into town!

Seeking out cake buyers..

Bingo! We managed to sell the rest of our cakes in the town, helping us raise even more money for Macmillan.

Friday, 19 September 2014

Macmillan Coffee Morning

Good Morning!

We'd like to invite you to our coffee morning on Friday 26th September at 10.30am at our showroom in Hitchin. There will be coffee, cake, games, a raffle and the chance to have a good old natter!

It's all in aid of Macmillan Cancer so why not pop in, we hope to see you there!

Monday, 1 September 2014

Beautiful Storm Grey Shaker Kitchen

 We have one of our recently completed projects to share with you today. This storm grey shaker kitchen is part of a beautiful new extension which provides a perfect family space to gather and entertain.

The lay-on style furniture is painted in the wonderfully muted tones of Farrow and Ball with the perimeter cabinets in Pavillion Grey and the island painted in Mole's Breath. The 30mm Caesarstone Osprey worksurfaces contrast beautifully with the rest of the kitchen.


 Below you can see the beautiful light flooded extension with its large folding, sliding doors to the garden and roof lights.

The stainless steel appliances are from Neff apart from the wine fridge which is from Caple. The cabinet handles and knobs are chrome.

The Franke Ariane undermounted sink is complimented with a Franke Eiger tap and a Quooker Design boiling hot water tap. The island is given extra focus with these simple hanging pendant lights and the under pelmet cabinet lighting gives a subtle wash of colour to the kitchen back wall.

We hope you like this kitchen? If you have a furniture project you'd like to discuss whether it be domestic or commercial then please don't hesitate to get in touch!

Thursday, 31 July 2014

Cool, Calm and Collected Kitchen

We wanted to share a cool, calm and collected Kitchen with you today situated in a wonderful space full of character. 

The cabinets are lay-on shaker in style, hand-painted in Pearl Ashes (also an Aga colour) with stunning Silestone Bianco Rivers work surfaces.

The accents of stainless steel and chrome feature throughout the area, including the smart ironmongery from Hafele. The triple fridge unit is from John Lewis and we designed the surrounding piece of furniture specifically to house this.

Below is the Franke Rotondo ceramic undermounted sink in the island which is complimented by the Perrin & Rowe Phoenician Mixer Tap.

The large kitchen area is further accentuated by the tall vaulted ceiling with stunning oak beams. The back wall features two Neff CircoTherm built-under ovens with a Neff Flexinduction hob and the bespoke canopy holds the Miele integrated extractor neatly.

Light floods through the beautiful arched window below.

We'd love to hear your thoughts on this kitchen. If you would be interested in finding out more about us and how we can help you with a future project then please get in touch.

Tuesday, 15 July 2014

Coming Soon! New Contemporary Kitchen Range

Things have been pretty busy here at Planet of late! We've been lucky enough to have been working on lots of lovely projects and we're currently in the middle of an exciting showroom refurbishment to make way for some new furniture that we can't wait to tell you about!

In addition to our handmade furniture we have decided to expand our contemporary range and in conjuction with a German manufacturer will be offering an exciting new product, some examples of which you can see below.

The stylish new range is built to the highest standards and features all the latest technologies that you would expect from your kitchen. There is a large selection of stunning door styles on offer which allows for endless design possibilities and options in a range of superior materials and finishes. 

Do let us know what you think of the new furniture and if you'd like to know more then please get in touch.